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In 'Stop-Action,' the Bears' Dick Butkus may have taken his title too seriously
The great thing about the Bears' Dick Butkus is that he plays football so well. What he doesn't do so well is talk into his tape recorder for a solid ...
THE LAST ANGRY MEN
But Dick Butkus, the man who once said his goal was to hit a ballcarrier so hard that the man's head came off, is shattering all myths tonight. Dick Butkus is ...
Pete, The Way They Play Today Stinks
The author and Ray Nitschke offer the same message to Pete Rozelle: The NFL just ain't what it used to be
A SPECIAL KIND OF BRUTE WITH A LOVE OF VIOLENCE
For Linebacker Dick Butkus of Illinois, the good life consists mainly of picking apart a few blockers and mashing the ballcarrier, a habit that makes the Illini tough ...
'Nobody Thinks I Can Talk'
According to those who know him most intimately—and you can count their bruisesto determine the degree of intimacy—Dick Butkus is all of ...
The Class of Their Class
Eric Dickerson, Curt Warner and Dan Marino are the cream of the NFL's deepest crop of rookies ever
A Rose by Any Other Name
Steeler linebacker Jack Lambert is not known as a sweetie, but he sure knows the sweet smell of success
EXERCISE YOU LATER, ALLIGATOR
Jones has become a confidant. Dick Butkus invites him over for dinner. He has Don Shula's private phone number. Mercury Morris rides in his ...
A Barber Who Won't Cut It Close
Once, Dierdorf happened to be walking down a Canton hallway next to Dick Butkus. They looked like a pair of Iwo Jima survivors. Butkus's legs ...
TOUGH AS NAILS THE GAME'S HARDEST CASES HAVE RANGED FROM COURAGEOUS TO CONTEMPTIBLE TO JUST PLAIN CRAZY
Dick Butkus, of course, could never make such a claim for himself. In addition ... an exhibition game, a charge Butkus has denied. On the other